Product Specification Sheet APS662

Rev. 07/2013

5701 B&W SimpleBUS2 Video-Intercom Monitors

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.
Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The B&W video-intercom monitor station(s) shall be Alpha Communications®/Comelit SimpleBUS2 model# 5701, or approved equal. Monitor(s) shall be mounted surface (or desktop using optional model 5712 adaptor). Monitor(s) shall be connected using only two (2) looped 'common' wires (twisted or untwisted) and shall not require any selective (point) wires or coaxial cabling. Monitor(s) shall include a high quality 3.5" B&W video screen. Monitors using mirrors or other non-flat type screens, or coaxial cable shall not be acceptable. Monitor(s) shall feature electret condenser microphone for exceptional voice fidelity. Handsets that include carbon transmitter or other voice technologies shall not be acceptable. Handset shall have a textured finish and flexible coiled cord. Monitor shall include one (1) door release button and 6 (six) buttons for optional features. Monitor shall feature a choice of seven (7) user selectable call tone melodies. Monitor shall be in White and shall only protrude from the wall 2.25" inches (58mm). Monitor(s) shall be capable of accepting a variety of optional 'templates' to change the color and appearance of each monitor, as desired.

Contractor shall observe all local and national electrical and building codes.

5701 Series B&W Video-Intercom Monitors

The Alpha Communications®/Comelit 5701 SimpleBUS2 series 2-wire B&W monitors are designed to meet virtually any requirement for video-intercom security, while not requiring any riser coaxial cabling, or any selective (home-run) wiring. 

These attractive monitors are conveniently surface mounted right on the wall. Monitors can be changed to desk mount with the addition of an optional model 5712 desk adaptor.

All 5701 series SimpleBUS2 monitors feature a crystal clear 3.5" B&W flat screen monitor (measured diagonally), textured finish handset (to minimize scratches and fingerprints), choice of 7 user selectable call tone melodies, flexible coiled cord and 1 momentary door release button switch and 6 auxiliary switches for optional functions.

  • 3.5" (diagonal) Crystal Clear B&W video screen
  • No riser coaxial cabling required - uses only 2 looped wires twisted or un-twisted
  • Convenient Half-Duplex Voice Operation
  • Easy Installation (surface or optional desk)
  • Clear Voice Fidelity using Electret Condenser Microphones
  • Rugged and Reliable. Simple to Operate
  • Low profile surface monitor protrudes only 2.25" from wall
All 5701 series monitors are 8.35"W (213mm) x 8.90"H (227mm) x 2.25"D (58mm). All dimensions shown are outside dimensions for the surface type monitor+handset, less the coiled cord.
Desk Adaptor:
Model 5712 (White). Use in addition to the monitor unit. OPTIONAL.
Wall Plate:
Model 5714/C Allows the monitor to mount to the finished wall surface. One (1) required for each 5701 monitor

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